The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.08% 6.76% 3.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.43% 60.00% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 10
Average salary £78,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.34% 11.26% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 33
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,600 £100,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Product Management
5 5 (41.67%) Release Management
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) RUP
5 5 (41.67%) UML
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (33.33%) InstallShield
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) COM
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) Talend
7 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 3 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (25.00%) ERwin
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) COM
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) WS-I
4 3 (25.00%) XBRL
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Product Management
3 5 (41.67%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) RUP
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica
3 3 (25.00%) Talend
4 2 (16.67%) IBM